Cog Effects unveils Tarkin and Grand Tarkin Fuzzes MK2

Published 5 years ago on April 15, 2016

By Jonathan Graham

(PRESS RELEASE): The Tarkin and Grand Tarkin from Cog Effects have been upgraded and improved.

The new mk2 Tarkin has been squeezed into the 1590A size format and features additional LPF and HPF switches to change the shape of the filters making up the Tone control. This allows sculpting of the mids and a flexible fuzz for guitar and bass. 

Internal switches are included to adjust the clipping style and even remove either pair of clipping diodes, adding further flexibility to the base Green Russian tone.

The Grand Tarkin Bass Fuzz retains the Mids control and filtered clean blend that made the original so great, but adds two pairs of Fuzz Level and Clean Level controls as well as a second footswitch to swap between the two presets giving even more flexibility.

Each Tarkin and Grand Tarkin is built one at a time and features true bypass switching, engraved aluminium enclosure and no PCB-mounted jacks - designed and engineered for a life on the road. 

Tom George is the man behind Cog Effects,

"My goal with the Tarkin range has always been to make solid fuzzes for the gigging guitarist and bassist, and the improvements to the mk2 models make these two very flexible and worth a spot on any pedalboard."


* Flexible control sets and pedalboard-friendly designs
* CNC-engraved Hammond 1590A and 1590BB Aluminium Enclosures|
* True Bypass Switching|
* 9-volt standard DC input

 The Tarkin retails at £130, the Grant Tarkin retails at £160 and all Cog Effects pedals are built in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. 


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